Internships and Fellowships

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Applications close 31 March, 2017
The 2017-2018 International Scholarship Programme applications are open. The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies, in order to develop effective scholars and leaders and to prepare them for employment, primarily within the AKDN. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis. Visit the website for eligibility information.

Art Almanac Digital Internship, Sydney
Art Almanac is more than a magazine. As well as publishing 11 issues a year we are online – posting Australian art news daily, delivering a newsletter every week and communicating on social media. Successful applicants will assist in research and writing online content, social media management and in-house operations.

Art India Magazine
As a part of the job, you will learn the process of Publishing the magazine from finish to end.

ArtAsiaPacific, Hong Kong
Editorial and design internships for students and recent graduates excited about contemporary art, magazines and learning.

Artsy, United States
A fast-paced digital company regularly advertises for Editorial, Accounts and Art Marketing positions.

Asia Society, New York
Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address challenges and create a shared future.

Australia Council Fellowships
$80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years.

Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship
Enabling those with a non-science focus to experience Antarctica and Australia’s activities there, so that they may communicate this unique experience and understanding to other Australians.

Chinati Foundation, United States
During extended stays at Chinati with stipend and accommodation Education, Conservation and Development interns gain exposure to various aspects of the museum’s daily operations, working closely with staff, resident artists, visiting scholars, architects, and museum professionals.


Image sourced from Chinati Foundation

Documentary Arts Asia, Thailand
This non-profit organisation aims to advance visual literacy and supports documentary artists in Asia. Internships in documentary photo, film, editing, curating, teaching and administration.

Humanities Travelling Fellowships
Grants of up to $4000 to support Australian early career researchers in the Humanities to undertake research overseas, including accessing archives and other research materials and connecting with international researchers and networks are now being offered by the Academy of the Humanities.

Lismore Regional Gallery – Volunteers
Lismore Regional Gallery seeks volunteers to become involved in aspects of the gallery’s daily operations and exhibition program to learn skills through disciplines in the arts, media, cultural studies and events.

M+ Museum, Hong Kong
In the Performing Arts Internship Programme you will work with professional staff, full-time for a period of around six months and gain practical and theoretical training in programming, venue operations as well as technical and productions. Paid and operating on a recurring basis, with openings every year.

Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila
Internships in the museum are often fast-paced and the tasks are varied.
MCAD is looking for Curatorial, Design and Media applicants.

National Art School, Sydney
NAS seeks volunteers to work for at least one or two half days each fortnight and commit to the program for 12 months.

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
We offer placements in a wide range of functions in a number of areas to provide as broad an experience as possible.

National Library of Australia
Supports practising writers and artists to develop new work creatively using or inspired by the Library’s collections.

NON Berlin: Asia Contemporary Arts Platform, Germany
Design and PR internship applications are invited to experience working at a dynamic Asian contemporary art platform in the heart of Berlin.

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore
A three-month program with stipend offers insights and an immersive work experience across several departments including; Exhibitions, Residencies, Research and Education and Communications and Development.


Alex Murray Leslie, OPEN After Dark Residency, 2015, Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. Chicks on Speed, Live performance, The Art of Work Part 1, Residencies at OPEN at Art After Dark, 29 May 2015
Photograph: Olivia Kwok. Courtesy NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore

Peggy Guggenheim, Italy
Internship program in Venice and The Hilla Rebay International Fellowship advertised throughout the year.

Singapore Art Museum
Singapore Art Museum has internship opportunities throughout the year within different departments of the museum.

State Library of Victoria Fellowships Program
Each year, the Library offers Creative Fellowships to encourage the original and imaginative use or development of the Library’s collections for new work.

Tate London
Gain a valuable insight into the arts, and opportunities to work on interesting projects and learn new, practical skills

Vermont Studio Center (VSC), United States
VSC is the largest international residency program in the United States and offers three fellowship deadlines per year hosting more than 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world.


Artist in studio
Photograph: Monica Jane Frisell
Sourced from Vermont Studio Center (VSC)

Women’s Studio Workshop
Work on projects that may include printmaking, letterpress, papermaking, and book arts, in addition to assisting with the ongoing operations of the facility.